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Aug 23, 2013 6:30pm EDT
to what could be a turning point for america and our involvement in syria. tonight, violent new clashes erupting right where the alleged chemical weapons attacks took place this week. and this evening a haunting new number. one million children without homes, some of them ripped from their parents. that's the equivalent of all the children and boston and lls combined. tonight it's what the president is now saying about those attacks that signals america might soon be involved. martha raddatz on the region on what it was the president said. >> reporter: these are the images that have had the white house huddled in marathon meetings. the suspected chemical attack, syrian women, children, estimates ranging upward of 1,000 killed. >> what we've seen indicates this is clearly a big event of grave concern. >> reporter: speaking to cnn, the president raising the stakes. >> that starts getting to some core national interests that the united states has. >>eporter: syria's chaos. its chemical weapons and its breeding of terror, a threat to the entire region and our key ally, israel. all o
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Aug 25, 2013 9:00am EDT
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Aug 8, 2013 6:30am EDT
morning. also you will hear more about it on "good morning america." for the very latest in breaking news, you can always stay with us on twitter at abc 2 news hashtag gmm. >>> 6:45 right now. demonstrations, public outcry and passionate pleas in front of city council did very little for those who are against a tax break for a developer in harbor east. many say this is a bad deal for people who live in the city and city leaders say it has to be done. abc 2 news' roosevelt leftwich is is live to explain. what happens now? >>reporter: well, megan, the votes to bring this package of tax incentives and also tax breaks out of committee was 3- 0. and what it's going to do is is transform this whole entire area here into something completely different for the city, but, however, this vote did not come without a big protest. now, the harbor point project would transform about 27 acres of waterfront property into a new headquarters for exelon corporation and bring in hundreds of apartments along with stores and restaurants. mayor stephanie rawlings blake is currently behind this. she and other sup
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Aug 9, 2013 4:00am EDT
% containment. it is still growing. we'll have a live update on "good morning america." >>> the search for a missing woman in oakland, california, has led police to a person of interest. they're combing through a fairgrounds after questioning a registered sex offender who dated sandra coke 22 years ago. he was spotted with her on sunday, the day she went missing. he has a long criminal history, that includes kidnapping and rape. and he was previously charged in two murders. >> we have not arrested this person in this case. but we are looking at this person as a person of interest. they have had history of dating. they are known to each other. >> coke is an investigator for the federal public defender's office. her family and friends have put up a $100,000 reward. >>> two college friends of suspected boston marathon bomber dzhokhar tsaranev, face charges for throwing away fireworks and other items they found in tsaranev's dormroom before capture. if crickonvicted, they will spe0 years in prison. >>> the atlantic hurricane season has been fairly quiet so far. but there may be busy
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Aug 25, 2013 6:30pm EDT
system, number 6. it is crawling along in the bay. the closest point to america is brownsville, texas. the forecast shows it will run out of real estate soon. it will rain out over central mexico likely. it is more active next week. so 60 tonight and comfortably clear. tomorrow 87 and tons of sunshine and a little stickier. i think we have a widespread deal for wednesday. thursday and friday is pushing 90 for labor day weekend. what a rare treat. looks good. >> all right. first day of school no problem. >> no problems. >>> we have baby pictures to show you when we come back. >> closed captioning brought to you by luna. [ man ] launch sequence initiated. [ beep ] 15 seconds and counting. [ male announcer ] at kfc we have one mission. and t minus 10...9... serve the world's best tasting chicken. that's why our whole chicken is delivered fresh. 8... and prepared fresh by real cooks. 7... with kfc's world famous secret recipes. t-minus 5, 4... taste why fresh is better. 2...1... try an 8-piece meal of our freshly prepared chicken, 2 large sides and 4 biscuits, now with 10 of our ne
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Aug 20, 2013 7:00am EDT
. he wins. >> thanks, elizabeth. >>> we're going to turn to the crisis in egypt. and america's response. while members of congress continue to debate whether to cut off u.s. aid to egypt, the military regime is escalating the crackdown by arresting a leader of the opposition. abc's martha raddatz is on the ground in cairo with all the latest. good morning, martha. >> reporter: good morning, george. egyptian security forces overnight arrested the spiritual head of the muslim brotherhood, took him away. they have detained him. all the egyptian security forces wearing bulletproof vests. this is all of the muslim brotherhood leadership that's been arrested. this adds to the tension here, although, they have put in a replacement as the spiritual head right now. we are actually over tahrir square. it seems fairly calm here this morning. there's a few tents set up. fairly peaceful. we just don't know what's coming next. >> and talk about turnabouts. some reports that the former president, mubarak, who has been under arrest for much of the last year, might actually be released? >> repo
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Aug 21, 2013 6:30am EDT
america's best today to ask about our newest lenses, transitions vantage and transitions xtractive lenses. experience life well lit. ask which transitions adaptive lens is best for you >>> thanks for joining us this morning. award wink mystery writer eleanor leonard has passed away. produced get shorty, 52 pickup, and many of those books were adapted into screen. leonard suffered a stroke two weeks ago. the author died in his home in michigan. >>> new information this morning on beau biden's son -- or beau biden, the son of vice president joe biden. there's word he is being evaluated at a cancer center in texas. biden felt weak and disoriented after driving to indiana for a family vacation. this is not the first health scare for beau biden who became delaware's attorney general in 2007. after a mild stroke in may of 2010 he spent a week at the hospital and more than a month recuperating at home. >>> health problems that forced aretha franklin from attend an event in chicago. major league baseball was set to honor her as the beacon of change honor row. she says she's unable to trave
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Aug 12, 2013 6:30am EDT
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Aug 8, 2013 7:00am EDT
america. >>> and crash tests this morning show your new car might not protect you in an accident as well as you might think. of 12 small cars tested, only the honda civic earned the top safety rating. and half of the cars tested, were rated marginal or poor. >>> police in new jersey say two thieves who posed as golfers, may have been targeting country clubs from florida to massachusetts in recent weeks. they say the men made off with thousands of dollars in cash and credit cards, after hitting three new jersey clubs. they were arrested after allegedly targeting the locker room of another exclusive club last month. >>> and finally, a little -- trying to get mom's attention. that's what happened with this bear. he was trying to get up on that jet ski. he was trying to distract mom who was interested in eating a fish. when she didn't share her share, he was on the jet ski to go catch his own. hopefully didn't leave the keys. that might have been funny. or a man in a bear suit. >> thank you, amy. >>> we're going to turn, now, to the growing freeze between the united states and russia. a
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Aug 20, 2013 6:30am EDT
in just minutes on good morning america. >>> we've got breaking news right here in baltimore. >> absolutely. we are going to send you off to good morning america but stay on top of this breaking news. coming out of west baltimore, four people shot. the victims were taken to shock trauma. we have a crew on the scene. stay with us. as good morning america rolls on we have updates throughout the day. >> we're done here for right now. we're always with you at abc2news.com. we'll be back in 25 minutes for news, weather and traffic. [ kool-aid man ] i'm just like everybody else. oh yeah! i put my pants on one leg at a time except my pants are 22 different flavors. but other than that, i'm completely normal. [ male announcer ] now introducing new kool-aid liquid. smile, it's kool-aid. >>> good morning, america. breaking now, brand-new fires burst across the west. erratic winds, spreading new firestorms from oregon to california right now. the dry, hot weather and lightning making it fierce on the fire lines. >>> the vice president's son, beau biden hospitalized after an alarming fin
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Aug 19, 2013 6:30am EDT
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Aug 19, 2013 7:00am EDT
also right next to the border with israel which, of course, is america's key ally in this region. the government saying it happened when the egyptian policemen were in two vans or buses when they were attacked by islamic militants with rocket-propelled grenades. the death toll continued to rise with skirmishes reported in a number of cities and, of course, the nighttime curfew still in effect not just in cairo but elsewhere, as well. egyptians struggling for normal life. not clear if it's a cease-fire or whether this is just the latest break with more violence to come. josh. >> muhammad lila in cairo, thank you. >>> police in oklahoma say three teenagers confessed to shooting an australian athlete for the fun of it. chris wage gunned down friday while on a daily training run. he had recently accepted a baseball scholarship to east central university just south of oklahoma city. investigators say the teens then shot a second random victim and later posted on facebook, bang, two drops in two hours. >>> and president obama back at the white house after wrapping his vacation on martha's v
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Aug 21, 2013 12:35am EDT
the edge of civil war, leaving one of america's great allies in this region awash in blood. last month, i witnessed peaceful protests here. when i returned yesterday, i found a country with scars that will take decades to heal. it began with the military ousting of mohammed morsi, egypt's first-ever democratically elected president and the leader of the muslim brotherhood party. morsi supporters refused to stop demonstrations, despite threats from the military. which moved in last wednesday to crush them. more than a thousand people have been killed. thousands more injured in the past week, the military intervention sparked outrage in the u.s. and across the world. fors first time, we got an explanation from the interim prime minister. the world has seen the pictures, 900, a thousand dead in the pro-morsi camps? >> i am not sure you have seen the true pictures. >> do you wish that initial assault had gone differently? that there was too much force? >> we announced it, telling them this cannot continue. it is bad. we are open for dialogue. but they insisted. and they had weapons.
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Aug 25, 2013 8:00am EDT
spain. this is virginia. the running of the bulls has come to america. and not everybody is cheering. abc's susan sellny has more. >> up to now, if you felt like running for your life hoping not to be gored to death by thousand pound bulls, it meant taking a trip to pamplona, spain. that was then, this is now. look closely. those are not the cobblestone streets of an ancient village. the dust being kicked up is on a racetrack in dinwoody, virginia, where an american version of the spanish spectacle has begun in a big way. it's the great bull run and may be coming to a town near you. >> can't wait, i'm excited. crazy adrenaline rush. >> when the bulls come out, i didn't know what to do. ran straight, turn around and ran into people. >> reporter: adventure seekers are signing up for upcoming events in atlanta, houston, dallas, chicago and other cities. >> everybody is going to see this, i can do that, run with the bulls, it's going to take off nationwide. >> reporter: but that's not without controversy. even the organizers recognize that bull running is inherently dangerous. this morni
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Aug 17, 2013 8:00am EDT
ron claiborne with the other developing stories. >> good morning. good morning, america. >>> we are following breaking news out of the philippines. hundreds missing after a ferry accident there. we are joined live with the latest. good morning, nick. >> reporter: good morning, rob. this is really a race against time right now. the ferry was just a few hundred feet from shore when a cargo ship rammed into it. now it's a frantic search for survivors. this morning, divers are in the water, hoping to find the hundreds of people still missing. look at the power of this impact. it rips through the cargo ship. most of the 870 passengers and crew were sleeping when the ferry was sawed in half. the impact sounded like an explosion, many passengers were trapped. others had to jump into the ocean. the lucky ones got to the shore covered in gas and oil. shocked survivors waited for help. and out of the water, emergency workers rescued an 11-month old infant. the ferry sank so quickly, this man shows it rose right up to his neck. i thought about my child, he says. thank god someone saved us so q
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Aug 8, 2013 12:35am EDT
jennifer aniston's latest movie "we're the millers" america's sweetheart gets racy, playing a burned out stripper. >> i'm not buying you, all right? i'm renting you. >> from the beginning, i said yes, thinking well, wouldn't that just be great? i have never played a stripper, at least not in film. and then this panic sets in about two or three weeks before, a week before the actual day of shooting. >> reporter: for nearly ten years, jennifer aniston has played the role of america's sweetheart, on screen o-- and i real life. >> jennifer. >> reporter: her path into her heart was carved out of sympathy for her very famous, public split from her husband, brad pitt, who was cast as a victim. who seemed meant to be more of a bridesmaid than a bride. i wonder why it is that people of are so invested in your happiness, whether or not you have children? >> what is it that defines happiness? it is different for everybody. it is a lot of projection, i am so content and happy that wherever i am, knowing that whatever is going to be will be. >> reporter: she has dominated the covers for de
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Aug 19, 2013 5:00am EDT
morning topping america's money wall street opens today coming off what was the worst week of the year for the dow. the blue chips lost more than 2% last week. selling was cued weak reports from retailers and concerns about the fed. jp morgan chase is under investigation for hiring practices in china. "new york times" reports the sec is looking into whether the bank hired the children of chinese officials to help it procure business in china. and a rare 1967 ferrari has seat record as the most expensive car ever sold at august. it was one -- at auction. it was one built stoled a canadian fashion mogul and proceeds will go to charity. lee daniels in the butler stars forest whitaker and oprah winfrey topped the weekend box office with 25 million dollars. we are the millers was second and that's america's money. i am diane perez, have a great day everyone. >>> it's been a mission in baltimore to tear down the vacant abandoned homes and to mack way for new development and now the program is getting connected up a notch. the city plans on knocking down about 1500 homes over the next 2 1/2 y
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Aug 23, 2013 7:00am EDT
. >> reporter: so, behind me is america's eighth-largest city. and without question, one of its most beautiful. the question this morning, will this very ugly scandal finally come to an end? and, josh, we should know the answer to that in just a couple of hours. >> it's certainly been a long time coming. thank you, ryan owens for that. >>> we're going to turn to the story of a fisherman feared lost at sea, after falling overboard. but remarkably, he survives after treading water for hours. abc's john muller has the incredible story. >> reporter: this is the incredible moment when a 51-year-old fisherman finally makes it back on land, after almost 24 harrowing hours stranded at sea. steve moumouris' family, waiting in anticipation. >> he was in relatively good condition. dehydrated. but obviously happy to be alive. >> reporter: his story of survival begins wednesday afternoon, when moumouris set out for a fishing trip, off the coast of crystal river, florida. around 1:00 p.m., he texted his wife this picture of a fish he caught. when he headed home, that's when a storm rolled? when mo
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Aug 22, 2013 7:00am EDT
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Aug 12, 2013 11:35pm EDT
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Aug 21, 2013 4:00am EDT
school shooting. we'll have live team coverage coming up on "good morning america." >>> now, to the wildfires burns out of control in the west. 50 fires in 9 western straits are straining national firefighting resources. the wind fire on the outside of yosemite national park has grown to 50-square miles. it's already destroyed two homes and five out buildings. meanwhile, the beaver creek wildfire in idaho has grown to 160-square miles, forced the evacuation of 1,200 homes and cost $112 million so far. it's forced fire officials to raise the national wildfire preparedness to level five for the first time in five years. >>> police in missouri have a suspect in custody for the disappearance of a 12-year-old girl. search efforts have been stepped up. she was seen as a local park. one witness told police they saw horton get into a pickup truck. >> it's not like it was when we grew up. we've got new people coming in here all the time. you don't even know who they are, where they're from. and what upsets me the most is, she knew this fella. she played with this guy's kids. >> borne is repo
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Aug 20, 2013 6:30pm EDT
belong to this country, they are brothers. despite being one of america's greatest allies in this volatile region, the prime minister knows the us is now considering cutting off more than one billion dollars it gives egypt each year. >> what if the u.s. cuts off military aid? >> this will be a very bad sign. it will definitely affect the military for some time, but at least one of benefits of being human, you can survive. >> reporter: despite it all, the prime minister predicts that there will be free elections here within months. but he also acknowledged the bloodshed may not be over, diane? >> thanks so much, martha. great to have you reporting out of egypt tonight. you can see more of it on "nightline." >>> a strange twist today back here at home and the strange drama with the mayor of san diego embroiled in a sexual harassment scandal. even amid a chorus of citizen complaints that he should go, including what someone wrote in the sky r surrounder bob. >> reporter: san diego, one of america's most beautiful cities spent its summer embroiled in a very ugly scandal, its mayor is
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Aug 18, 2013 11:00pm EDT
cities around america. we have record low of murders and shootings. we're doing something right to save lives. >> the origin law chute was filed by a medical student who says she was stopped twice. who he has to live in one of america's cities want their mayor out. started this sunday. he is said to return to work this week after undergain behavior therapy. more than a dozen women have accused him of inappropriate advances. and if they get enough support an election could be called in just three months time. >>> penn state is paying out. victims the jerry san dusky trial. so far 26 out of 31 are very close in reaching a deal. in and deals are coming together as going to trial for an alleged cover up. >>> yore to egypt now the government says 79 people were killed yesterday in fighting. security forces and those of the muslim brotherhood. bringing the total death toll no four days to nearly 900. egyptians wondering what's next. abc richard has more on this report. >> reporter: on the streets of kier, the egypt military emerged posed a heavy military close you know. the arm is statio
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Aug 25, 2013 6:00pm EDT
inspectors, but the white house saying that time has passed. and so tonighere, will america act? what are the options? and if so, how soon? abc's chief global affairs correspondent martha raddatz reports from the region again tonight. martha? >> reporter: david, it appears tonight that the u.s. is closer to taking military action in syria than ever before, with strong words from u.s. officials today and warships at the ready. navy destroyers and submarines now in the mediterranean sea could launch cruise missiles into syria whenever ordered, targeting syrian regime command and control heldquarters, airfields or aircraft that might be used to carry chemical weapons. another option -- u.s. fighter jets launching weapons from outside syrian air space. >> the syrians have created this sanctuary, where their surface to air missiles. >> reporter: images of the suspected chemical attack have outraged the world. men, women and children killed in the most or the riffic way. president obama says he will not intervene until the attack is verified, but administration officials tonight are saying ther
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Aug 16, 2013 6:00pm EDT
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Aug 8, 2013 6:30pm EDT
, america's newest multi-millionaire. less than 12 hours after the drawing those 45 electrical engineer came forward to collect his share of the $485 million jackpot. >> i feel this pressure off my shoulders that you carry every day with you. i have two kids. am i going to be able to pay for them to go to college? all these things gone. >> reporter: after taxes he is $175 million richer. the remaining will be split between two mysterious millionaires, one ticket bought here in south brunswick, new jersey. there are several other newly minted millionaires today, in colorado, texas and oklahoma, powerball ticket holders earned a $2 million prize. there were $1 million winner in a total of 16 states. white says he's been banking on this win for a while, something he joked about in a game with his siblings. >> the joke was their financial plan consists is of playing the lottery. everybody picked my name and they thought it was funny then. who is right now? >> reporter: white says his first purchase is likely going to be a 63 impala for his 80-year-old dad. as for the stores that sold those winni
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Aug 21, 2013 5:30am EDT
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Aug 20, 2013 4:00am EDT
, america. he's stan verrett. i'm neil everett. we're in los angeles. it's the real "sportscenter" set. i handle the baseball highlights. this is a great story here. yasiel puig. jose hernandez. cuban defectors, never met. two top n.l. rookie of the year candidates. hernandez got the best of puig. one, two, three and out. hernandez, six innings, eight ks. john carlos stanton, hit that one to dodger stadium. that's like disneyland out there. >> what do they have going on out there? >> first time in two months, the dodgers have lost back-to-back games. >>> orioles and rays chasing the red sox. and one of them hoping -- if we don't catch them, we don't hope to be in the wild card. matt joyce off chris tillman, his 15th. gives the rays a 4-2 lead. adam jones has been hot. but not there. matt wieters, swinger. nine in scoring position. the rays win, 4-3. >>> albert pujols done for the season with a foot injury. in the second year of that $240 million contract with the angels. >> ooh. angels kind of done, too. >> guys, thank you. >>> coming up next, it's "the pulse." and proof you shoul
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Aug 9, 2013 7:00am EDT
be blamed for his death. >> my brother's dead, isn't he? >> reporter: for "good morning america," aditi roy, abc news, new york. >> thank you, aditi. >>> now, to an abc news exclusive. a truly remarkable story. the fbi is, in fact, looking for your help this morning. reopening an almost half-century-old mystery. kidnapping and mistaken identity. a remarkable story coming to light thanks to months of work by our barbara walters. barbara here with us this morning. and this all started when a newborn was stolen from a hospital in chicago. >> that's right. and by the way, you mentioned my colleagues. this is the abc investigative unit. and we're very big. imagine a mother whose baby is stolen out of her arms. she gets the baby back. or so she thinks. and now, almost 50 years later, that son she raised has come forward to speak exclusively to us. looking at old family photographs of paul fronczak is a strange experience. because the baby in his baby pictures is not him. how do you feel when you see this picture? >> i feel like i want to find him and hug him and make sure he's okay. >
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Aug 19, 2013 6:00pm EDT
treacherous surprise. >>> tipping point, our martha raddatz in egypt, and a new warning for america. >>> got you, speed traps. we're out with police to show you clues before you hear that siren. >>> and the family photos are here. mom, dad and tiny prince george together at home. >> good evening on monday night. as we come on the air it is man versus nature and there is a map that se it all, a giant wildfire spreading through idaho and watch it grow over this weekend. bearing down now on sun valley and the vacation homes, the giant mansions of the rich and famous there. veteran firefighters are calling this fire a beast and abc's aditi roy is right there with them. >> reporter: the beaver creek wildfire burns deep in the hills near sun valley idaho and 1200 crews attacking the flames and smoke from above and below. firefighters are work is against hot, dry weather and wind gusts turning the fire into tornado-li tornado-like spirals. they are putting in a sprinkler system to protect the homes but most work is done with hand tools. they're digging away trees and anything flammable to
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Aug 9, 2013 6:30am EDT
hundreds of homes. good morning america will have more on this and the rains and the flooding at 7:00 this morning. >>> another story for you that we are following this morning. one we told you about. the wild fire-- the massive fire in the nairobi airport in ken yeah. we are learning about a local group of -- kenya. we are learning about a local group of volunteers from harford county that are stuck there. they are from habitat for humanity susquehanna. they went overseas to heap international chapter build a home. they were supposed to fly home wednesday night but now they have no idea when they are going to be able to get on the flight out because of the damage to the airport and it's caused so many cancellations in the area. >> the work that has to be done to get it back to operational is going to be huge. it's going to be big. >> the volunteers are well cared for and they are safe and patient. so we hope to bring you the story of when they ng a flight they were hoping last night that didn't happen. so we will continue to follow their story and let you know about their return so f
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Aug 7, 2013 11:35pm EDT
school in america for 2013. so congratulations to, and shame on them. one thing nice about iowa, it is flat. so when you pass out you won't fall off any cliffs or anything, a spokesperson took issue, saying that the percentage of kids drinking five or more drinks dropped from 73% from 2009 to 58.7% in -- i like that they use only 58% of their students drink five or more drinks. that is his defense, that is when you know you have a party school on your hand. i don't know why they would deny something like that. if i was in charge, not only would i deny it, i would mention it in all the advertising. >> come to the university of iowa, a world class institution of higher learning, with rigorous elements in a number of disciplines, physics, dynamics, fine art, the university of iowa, an education to remember until tomorrow morning. [ cheers and applause ] >>. >> jimmy: i still believe the best party school is no school at all. you know, the vine service, it has been around for a while. people post six seconds of video which made no sense to me until today, when this video of the pope popped
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Aug 7, 2013 6:00pm EDT
powerball jackpot looming. so where are the luckiest stores in america? >>> good evening and we begin tonight with a water world from colorado to the airlicarolinas. we're seeing families stranded on water logged porches, a car turned into a kind of a noah's arc and there in missouri what looks like a lake is actually a highway. 12 states are facing threats of floods tonight, so much rain they're measuring it not in inches but in foot. ginger zee tells us what's to come. >> reporter: that's the bank of the river there, and all these houses underwater. swallowing neighborhoods whole. flash flooding in central and southern missouri. shutting down highway 44. dismantling roads from beneath. the floodgates erupting on the osage river. the relentless rains leaving camp grounds, and soccer fields, hardly identifiable. in waynesville, missouri, they are still searching for a woman swept away tuesday. her 4-year-old son already found dead. in the last seven days, parts of missouri have had more than 16 inches of rain -- the town of richland with at least 17 inches. the culprit -- this station
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Aug 21, 2013 6:30pm EDT
she did. >>> and now we head overseas because there are new images posing a challenge to america's leadership around the world. did the syrian government use chemical weapons against its own people, women and children? is there new evidence? we warn are the images can be disturbing as abc's chief global affairs correspondent martha raddatz tonight searches for the truth. >> reporter: the pictures are gut wrenching, the rebels say these are mothers, fathers, children killed while they slept in their homes in a damascus suburb. they say the syrian regime fired rockets against its people carrying poisonous gas, leaving the innocent con vulsing, foaming at the mouth, suffocating. >> i would be surprised if it turned out to be a the images a impossible to verify for certain and the regime say the allegations are baseless but we showed them to a weapons expert. >> the only explanation i can see is this looks like this fellow's nerves are being destroyed potentially by something like sarin. >> reporter: the white house said today it's deeply concerned but the white house has said that bef
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Aug 13, 2013 6:30am EDT
see everything the way it's meant to be seen. maybe even a little better. visit america's best today to ask about our newest lenses, transitions vantage and transitions xtractive lenses. experience life well lit. ask which transitions adaptive lens is best for you backflips and cartwheels.mile? love, warmth. here, try this. mmmm, ok! ching! i like the fact that there's lots of different tastes going on. mmmm! breakfast i'm very impressed. this is a great cereal! honey bunches of oats. i hear you crunching. >>> all right. let's talk about what's going on right now because the last time left you, we were dealing with just severe thunderstorm warnings. the tar to ever neighedo warning for harford -- tornado warning for har forecounty expired and we are back and dealing with tore fadeo warning for -- tornado warning foresees i will county in effect until-- for cecil county in effect. we are looking at reds a severe thunderstorm warning now for harford county. that's the one that was placed with -- replaced with the tornado warning. but things shifted toward the north and east. this is wh
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Aug 21, 2013 5:00am EDT
. that is your time saver traffic. >>> good morning topping america's money, mortgage rates continue to rise a. 30 year fixed rate is averaging 4.52%. new numbers out from the national association of realtors are expected to show home sales were up in july. the dow dropped fifth straight day losing 7 points. the nasdaq and s&p both rose. >>> a new electric car creating a lot of buzz because of safety features. it earned a rare perfect score from the national highway traffic safety administration. get this the roof was so strong it broke the test machine. >>> and now that he's retired from soccer david beckham is modeling underwear. he will be part of an an ad campaign of h&m. that's america's money. make if t a great day. >>> as you get ready to head back to school, consider helping those who might need a little bit for the school year. abc2 has teamed up with the preston mitch up school drive. it wraps up on the 22nd. we've got a number of donation sites in nearly every neighborhood so check out where you can help and where you can drop off school supplies and show your generosity. hea
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Aug 8, 2013 5:30pm EDT
who won and some of the stories behind their big wins >> reporter: the ranks of america's million areas grew by three today. one of the winners coming forward in minnesota. >> i welcome paul white and present a check for 149.4 million. >> reporter: he bought ten dollars worth of tickets at eyelikal gas station. he said he didn't check them until his girlfriend called him. >> sure enough they were right and i said i will have to call you back and i started yelling . >> reporter: he is one of three lucky tickets. if you took the lump sum it's about half that. >> after taxes if they pick a cash lump sum payment it's about $58 million each. >> reporter: that's no pocket change, something that gives many pause before going public. officials say two grand prize tickets were sold in new jersey. the buyers still a mist. one was sold at this stop and shop, the other in new lake harbor. the city was hit hard last year by sandy. >> i was hoping it was someone who maybe lost their home and could have usedt. >> reporter: the winner also have big choices to make like whether to save or spend. >
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Aug 19, 2013 6:30pm EDT
from america's ohio state university. >> if we have to die so that the next generation can live freely then so be it. >> reporter: weeks ago we walked among jubilant protestors in tahrir square when the egyptian air force launched its own efforts to win hearts and minds. across town with a pro morsi crowd building tents and digging in. there was hope for a peaceful end. instead, the egyptian security forces demolished this tent city, killing hundreds of people. tonight here in cairo on the very same spot we were just weeks ago, this scene is truly stunning, burned out buildings, very few people walking around and so much rubble. this is fast becoming a simmering civil war, one of america's great alleys in this region awash in blood. on one side today the government admitted that 36 islamists in custody were killed, while on the other militants slaughtered two dozen egyptian police. the main concern tonight as the killing continues is turning this new generation into fighters against not only the egyptian military but the u.s. as well. martha raddatz, abc news, cairo. >>> and now back h
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Aug 16, 2013 5:30pm EDT
found is that 18% of all deaths in america are directly related to obesity. previous reports suggested that this number was only 8% in men and 12 percent in women. so researchers worry that this one health measure, our weight, could erase decades worth of gains in the country's life expectancy. the solution it would seem is in our hands, we have move, eat healthier and lose weight. your life may be one they are talking about. with this medical minute, i'm dr. timothy johnson. >>> if you want to avoid calls from your child's teacher, don't pack a soda in the lunch box. soda is linked to behavior problems in young kids. previous research made the link in teens but this is the first time sugary drinks are laced to behavior issues in younger childrens. five years old that show drink show aggression and difficulty paying attention. >>> choking is bad for children. the beltway for kids under 5 is to cut everything in small pieces and cut the food into triangle shapes because it will pass through if the food does get caught in a child's throat. >> at any age, particularly small kids
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Aug 8, 2013 4:00am EDT
that the government is suing bank of america. >>> dangerous defect. forcing toyota to recall hundreds of thousands of trucks. front seat belts may not function in tacoma access cab pickup trucks. 342,000 trucks are being recalled. >>> new front-end crash tests released overnight for small cars. half the cars tested well, including the honda civic, dodge dart and ford focus. >>> and there's big news about bacon that's tough to swallow. prices have soared to an all-time high as a mysterious and deadly virus spreads through pig farms. you might have noticed prices about 14% higher than this time last summer. >>> and a turbulent-free flight could soon be a reality. german researchers have invented a laser that detects tesh lens ahead. it can give pilots advance notice to avoid those pumps. >>> sylvester stallone, calling bruce willis greedy and lazy, after willis dropped out of "expendables 3." it took 72 hours to find a replacement, harrison ford, who knows a thing or two about action films himself. >> and we have "expendables 3" coming along. >>> there's a new brain food in tow
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Aug 13, 2013 2:35am EDT
arrival gate in america. pure joy. >> hi, daddy. christie maynard who heard their story stepped in to help the family. >> very pretty. >> reporter: she took her on a shopping trip on her first day in america. >> it is so cool. >> yeah, let's go. it is so overwhelming, it makes me feel complete. >> reporter: and she already has a big american dream. >> i want to be a doctor, like for women who is pregnant, and small kids. >> reporter: ast steory that red us, sometimes god smiles and those who lived through dark days in africa can find light in a country founded on hope. bob woodruff, abc news, new york. >> what a great way. >> love that story. >> what a great we to end our newscast. the family reunited after nine years. boy do they have stories to tell each other. >> what a wonderful young woman she is. >> she will be a doctor. >> bet you she will. >> i can't wait to see it happen. good for them. >> see you in a little bit. ♪ >>> this the new york city police department now has to be part of the solution because the judge has agreed with us that it was a big part of the problem. >> this m
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Aug 12, 2013 7:00am EDT
back to new york for good morning america. [ music ]♪ [ dad ] so i walked into that dealer's office and you know what i walked out with? [ slurps ] [ dad ] a new passat. [ dad ] 0% apr. 60 months. done and done. [ dad ] in that driveway, is a german-engineered piece of awesome. that i got for 0% apr. good one, dad. thank you, dalton. [ male announcer ] it's the car you won't stop talking about. ever. hurry in to the volkswagen best. thing. ever. event. and get 0% apr for 60 months, now until september 3rd. that's the power of german engineering. >>> good morning, america! good morning, america. >> that's good. >> i think you got it down. there she is, carrie underwood. no more practice necessary. she's going to be co-hosting here with us in a little bit. it's a lifelong dream of hers. we'll have fun with her here at the desk in a little bit. >> a journalism major, she's got this. she's got this. >>> also coming up, the new pictures out of usher's little boy, recovers days after the accident in the family pool. the latest on the custody battle. >>> and "glee" star lea michele. a surp
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Aug 8, 2013 2:35am EDT
. get the latest on "america this morning" and "good morning america." you will be able to find updates on abcnews.com. >> serious breaking news from southern california where residents have been trapped as a dangerous fire out of control. in riverside near banning had to block the else skascape route. one resident and two firefighters hurt. fast moving fire began mid afternoon and spread quickly. eight square miles. abc news is on the scene. we have a full report in our next half-hour. >> also three people suffering minor burns after a gas like sparked a fire on campus of college in suburban philadelphia. construction worker ruptured a 4 inch underground gas line while crews were installing a light post for an athletic complex. >> millions of people in the middle of the country are bracing for a day of wet and wild weather. a deadly rainmaker hovering over kansas and missouri. rapidly rising floodwaters are overtaking communities stranding families and keeping rescuers on the move. abc's ginger zee has more. >> the bank of the river there with all the houses under water. >> rep
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Aug 16, 2013 11:35pm EDT
the samsung galaxy s 4 for only $148 on verizon - america's largest 4g lte network. walmart. if you are just joining us, we pulled a group of confused pedestrians off the street, we marched them out back, we've changed them into bathing suits and they're ready to belly flop. let's get this thing going. we go to our belly flop pool and our belly flop security guard. guillermo, how is the water? have you tested it? >> nice and warm, jimmy. >> why are you not in a bathing suit, by the way? >> i'm a security guard. >> oh, forgot. you have a job to do. let's meet our esteemed panel of judges. maybe the only expert that can toss a fish into the field. if ever there was one, please welcome aqua man! never that excited about being a part of this. next up, a "sports illustrated" swimsuit model. probably the best looking of all our judges tonight. hello! kristi, have you ever belly flopped? do you need to have a belly? >> i can't even swim, jimmy. >> jimmy: we could have a drowning here tonight. in the anchor spot, he lives in a pineapple under the sea but work on hollywood boulevard taking p
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Aug 11, 2013 8:00am EDT
america who right now are embarking on epic shopping runs as we enter back to school season. governments are taking interesting steps to reduce sticker shock for parents. and susan is on the story in silver spring, maryland. >> reporter: are you excited to go back to school? >> yeah. >> reporter: gearing up to get ready to go back to school will spend $635 on average. >> definitely shoes, school supplies, books, pens. >> reporter: welcome relief in the form of sales tax holidays across the nation is sparking a back to school shopping blitz. exciting time, back to school? >> yes. the best time ever. >> yes. >> reporter: at this target store in silver spring, maryland, shoppers are eager to take advantage of something that's becoming a national trend. several days of tax-free back to school shopping. georgia, massachusetts and texas are giving the state sponsored discount this weekend. connecticut will get it next weekend. earlier this month, a dozen other states took part. retailers are as delighted as consumers. >> shirt -- >> shirt. >> pants -- >> pants. >> shoes -- >> shoes. especially
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Aug 21, 2013 11:35pm EDT
in seconds. and it may even be the safest car in america. we hit the road with the man on a mission to change the way we drive forever. >>> and come under fire. >>> stand down now! >> how a brave mother stopped the gunman, just the latest heroic woman to diffuse the violent situation. keep it right here, america. "nightline" is back in just 60 seconds.
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Aug 22, 2013 2:35am EDT
true. when we come back, some fun, little alow ha. we'll travel to hawaii. >> celebrating america's 50th state with a trip to the beach. stay with us. why choose land o' lakes butter in half sticks? it's pre-measured. fresh tasting. and it's only from land o' lakes. >> hula skirt. >> fifth mai thai. >> dancing. >> little green guy in here. throw back thursday going to hawaii. this week in 1959 it became america's 50th state. perfect climate and natural beauty. hawaii icing on the american cake. >> a lot we know about hawaii. a lot we don't. here are a couple fun facts we want to share with you allow the aloha state. >> history -- hawaii the only state to honor a monarch, united hawaii as a single nation in 1810, forged hawaiian identity. the followers, killed captain james cook. >> native culture is strong in hawaii. the only american state to have two official languages. english, hawaii, pigeon, samoan, tongan are spoken there. >> very diverse. volcanic activity. five active volcanoes in the state. the busiest one, as tre naugtro travel on the volcanoes, resemble surface of the moo
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Aug 21, 2013 2:35am EDT
right. egypt is america's biggest foreign policy head ache right now. president obama and his security team met yesterday to decide how to respond. >> martha raddatz traveled to cairo for an exclusive interview with the man at center of the crisis there. rip he is one of the most powerful men in egypt right now, a civilian leader behind the military's brutal crackdown on its own people. >> no country will allow to have a paramilitary people taking to the streets, preventing simple inhabitants in the neighborhood not able to go out. >> reporter: they were killed for doing that. >> we didn't provoke it. we asked them to go freely. we started by throwing only tear gas and they answered back by firing. >> reporter: the result, more than 1,000 egyptians dead. most of them for protesting the military seizing power. you do not believe egyptian security forces used excessive force at all? >> i cannot say that all of the police are peaceful. of course, there are some exceptions. i cannot say 100%. but i am sure that by and large they try to abide. >> reporter: so no remorse for what ha
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Aug 7, 2013 5:00pm EDT
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